Tangaroa TAN0811 (FeCycle II, GPpr01)
|Ship name (ship code)||Tangaroa (61TG)|
|Cruise identifier||TAN0811 (FeCycle II, GPpr01)|
|Cruise period||2008-09-14 — 2008-10-06|
|Port of departure||Wellington, New Zealand|
|Port of return||Wellington, New Zealand|
|Objectives||FeCycle II comprised three interlinked components
a) A comprehensive study of coupled C and Fe bloom biogeochemistry during the evolution, termination and decline of the annual spring bloom E of the N Island of New Zealand.
b) A detailed investigation of the fate of the bloom - particle dynamics & export during the bloom phases of evolution, termination and decline.
c) Examination of specific processes occurring during the bloom decline - production of biogenic gases, particle remineralisation and microbial processes.
|Chief scientist||Philip Boyd (NIWA, Centre for Chemical and Physical Oceanography, University of Otago)|
|Project||New Zealand Coasts & Oceans|
|Coordinating body||New Zealand National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)|
|General||South West Pacific Ocean (limit 140W)|
|Specific||South West Pacific off Eastern coast of New Zealand.|
|Track charts||(00 MB)|